Juvenile Diversion Case Manager - Boys & Girls Clubs of Indianapolis
- 01-Feb-2021 to 15-Feb-2021
- - Boys & Girls Clubs of Indianapolis
- Indianapolis, IN, USA
- Full Time
Boys & Girls Clubs of Indianapolis is seeking a self-motivated individual to provide case management and support services through a new Juvenile Diversion program aimed at reducing the number of low-risk youth on probation, especially youth of color. The Juvenile Diversion Case Manager will provide assessment and short-term care coordination for youth and families diverted from juvenile justice involvement and link youth and families to appropriate community-based services and supports as needed.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Conduct strengths and needs assessment with youth and families and develop a case plan that builds on strengths and addresses needs, incorporating informal supports as much as possible
- Build and maintain relationships with informal and community-based supports, youth and family-serving systems, and other community-based agencies and service providers
- Provide referrals and facilitate linkage for youth and families to community-based supports and services, including informal supports outside of traditional/formal service system
- Provide crisis intervention and stabilization for youth and families as needed and employ restorative practices
- Maintain regular contact with youth and families on the caseload via phone, in-person meetings, and other means, as well as collateral contacts as needed (ex. school, service providers, etc.), and document all case contacts thoroughly
- Work flexible hours, including evenings, and travel to various BGCI clubs and other locations in Marion County to meet youth and families when and where they are available
- Respond to new referrals within 24 hours and respond promptly to youth and families on the caseload
- And other duties as assigned.
Qualifications and Educational Requirements
- Bachelor's degree in human services or related field and experience working with youth and families
- Knowledge of the Marion County youth and family service system
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to develop relationships with youth and families and engage in collaborative planning to address their needs
- Ability to be flexible, organized, and work independently while being amenable to supervision
- Must possess valid Indiana driver's license and access to reliable transportation
- Satisfactory completion of background checks, including fingerprinting
Click the APPLY button to submit cover letter and resume to LeeAnn Harris, no later than EOB on Monday, February 15th.